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June 6, 2022

Hapeville, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision with Injuries on I-85 Near Sylvan Rd 

Hapeville, GA (June 6, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Hapeville on Monday afternoon, June 6. 

According to Fulton County officials, the accident happened around 4:41 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 75, Sylvan Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles were severely damaged in the collision. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police cleared the scene so traffic could return to normal. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues at this time. 

Our thoughts are with those injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Georgia

Though almost all car accidents happen due to negligent acts, they can typically be prevented when drivers are paying close attention to the roads around them. An overwhelming number of car accidents happen on our major highways every single day in Georgia. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. There are many common reasons for these accidents, including the following: 

  • Inattentive drivers who are texting and driving or messing with the radio
  • Drivers who are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Aggressive drivers
  • Poorly-maintained roads
  • Speeding

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you should act quickly and seek the help of an attorney that you can trust. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to do. Because of this, you should have the assistance of a Hapeville car accident attorney on your side who can help you move forward. There is a high chance that you will sustain a wide array of damages after an accident. Having the assistance of an attorney on your side can ensure that any questions you have are answered during these difficult times. If you have been hurt in a serious collision, you should be prepared to speak with a Hapeville personal injury lawyer that you can count on. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after a car accident that is not your fault. We have decades of experience handling these claims and will help you get back on your feet when you need it the most. Our attorneys understand the ins and outs of accident claims and will stand by your side when you need it the most. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Please contact a car accident attorney in Hapeville at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.